Sarah D. Newton
Doctoral Student – Measurement, Evaluation, and Assessment Data Manager
GlobalEd 2 project
Sarah D. Newton is an advanced doctoral student of Measurement, Evaluation, and Assessment at the University of Connecticut. She holds a B.A. in Criminology/Psychology and an M.S. in Criminal Justice from Central Connecticut State University. At UConn, she has taught graduate-level courses, such as Principles and Methods in Educational Research, and served as Teaching Assistant for the Data Analysis Training Institute of Connecticut’s Structural Equation Modeling course. Sarah previously worked as a Statistical Analyst/Consultant for the Women in STEM Subcommittee of the Retention & Graduation Task Force, and she continues to volunteer with the current generation of this Committee. Presently, she is the Data Manager for the federally-funded GlobalEd 2 project and a Co-Chair of the Division H Exhibits Booth Committee at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association (AERA). Sarah’s research interests include: program evaluation/needs assessment; instrument development, reliability, and validity; statistical modeling in a latent variable framework; and the performance of information criteria in multilevel modeling contexts.